Ep. 49: Utah Halloween talk and outrageous National Park fees

The boys start by discussing their favorite Utah Halloween costumes and assorted Halloween topics (0:00-12:00), then hit the headlines to discuss National Park fee increases (12:00-20:00), a lively┬ádebate about the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s handling of the Gary Ott case (20:00-27:30) and a new poll about the .05 DUI law (27:30-35:00). BSPN (35:00-54:00) has football previews and our new Jazz segment, Take Note. Going Up The Country (54:00-59:00) and Bad Outdoorsing finish the show (59:00-66:00).

1 Comment

  1. 1 – I get that you don’t like Sanone. However, Elder abuse is a general term used to describe harmful acts toward an elderly adult, such as physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional or psychological abuse, financial exploitation, and neglect, including self-neglect.

    Not sure what it’s called when you keep someone’s mental incapacity from the public.

    (I do, however, like the idea of the Halloween costume)

    2- Park fees. Yeah, $70 will keep the low-income out for sure. And ZAP funding: In November, 1996, Salt Lake County voters approved a ballot initiative designed to fund local recreational facilities as well as botanical, cultural and zoological organizations. On January 1, 1997, the county began collecting one additional penny on every ten dollars spent within Salt Lake County. For a complete funding history in PDF format click on the links below.

    In other words, EVERYONE pays even if they don’t benefit. Because of course, there is a societal benefit.

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